Based in Cyprus, Colin Garth's life and musical experiences come together to provide an eclectic mix of music perfect for TV, Movies, Commercials, and Multimedia. He began playing drums at 9, working clubs by 15, and by 21 he was touring the world professionally with several bands, including Gerry and the Pacemakers, P&O Cruises Orchestra, Norman Wisdom, and Stutz Bear Cats. Showing tremendous diversity, Colin brings us both vocal and instrumental music in the Electronic, Dramatic, World, Orchestral, Rock, and Pop genres, among others.
Colin Garth grew up listening to his trombone-playing father's Jazz and Big Band recordings, and by his teens he was performing with semi-professional Jazz bands, Dance bands, and Big Bands playing clubs, pubs, and dance halls around the UK. His first professional gig was in a touring cabaret show on the island of Jersey, Channel Islands, where he played two shows every night. Picking up Pantomimes, tours, and one-night-stands in between, Colin spent 6 years in a seven piece orchestra on P&O cruise ships -- the sight-reading exercise of a lifetime!
He's been around the world several times, sitting in and jamming with some of the finest musicians from Australia to Canada.
Slightly dark but philosophical and pragmatic 80's sounding male/female alternative pop duet. Male is doubting his worth, female worries he may leave her. Great for sit-com, rom-com, domestic breakup or mid-life crisis on TV, film or radio, maybe playing on a dukebox or in the background somewhere. Mixed Vocals, Pop, 80's Pop
This humanoid cop has even learned to drink whiskey and smoke cigarettes! A slightly tongue-in-cheek, funk/Breakbeat based vibe with growling trumpet and dirty guitar taking you on a sleazy journey through a rainy night. Works great for cartoons, Theme tunes, signature tunes on radio, TV or Film. Instrumental, Electronic, Funktronica
Triumphant church bells, percussion and sweeping strings begin and end proceedings, horns and rhythm section join the ensemble to carve the turkey while the piano and celesta herald the first flakes of snow. Works well for family reunions at Xmas, travel and holidays, childrens stories, montages. Instrumental, Christmas, Xmas Orch.
The growing threat of Al-Qaeda and the recent fighting in the Islamic Maghreb inspires this electronic/orchestral piece. Ideal for TV or radio documentaries and film including amateur footage conveying the horror, terror and sadness of conflict. A poignant rap brings a ruminative and pensive ending. Male Rap, World Fusion, Mid-East World Fusion
See the look in their eyes. The anticipation of launch. The top of the ski jump, running with the Bobsled, head first in the skeleton. Based around Techno Trance, this driving, sliding electronic piece takes you to the edge and beyond with a sudden, dramatic ending. Use for all Winter sports events. Instrumental, Sports, Olympics Music
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